Saturday Morning Updates From Around The NBA

Toronto Raptors 84 , Indiana Pacers 91   

        The Indiana Pacers are off to a fast 6-0 start by beating the Toronto Raptors 91-84. Indiana has tied their best starting mark in franchise history. Only six games into the season, Indiana's Paul George has continued his streak of dominance. In the third quarter George scored 17 of his 23 points. Big man Roy Hibbert had the best game of this young season by adding a season high 20 points. In other good news for the Pacers, Point Guard George Hill returned after missing his previous three games with a hip injury.

Oklahoma City Thunder 119, Detroit Pistons 110

        The drastically improved and revamped Pistons' roster made this game closer than most thought. Superstar Kevin Durant was the high scorer of the game with 37 points. The Pistons did not have the depth to match the Thunders bench. Oklahoma City's Rookie Center Steven Adams finished with a career high in three categories, 17 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. One of the new members of the Pistons Josh Smith did all he could before fouling out with 25 points and 8 rebounds. Another new member of the Pistons, Guard Brandon Jennings, (22points, 11 assists) and big man Greg Monroe (20 points, 15 rebounds) both added double-doubles.

L.A. Lakers 85, New Orleans Pelicans 96

        Anthony Davis' monster year continues for the Pelicans as they roll over the Lakers by 11 points. Davis scored a career high 32 points while adding 12 rebounds and matching a career high with 6 blocks. Davis has become the youngest player in NBA history to have a game with at least 30 points, 10 rebounds and 6 blocks. Newly acquired Point Guard Jrue Holiday had his first double-double(13 points & 13 assists) with the Pelicans. The Lakers were without Kobe Bryant who is recovering from his achilles injury and Steven Nash suited up but did not enter the game.

By Steven Spector -11-9-13